dakota access pipeline
Groups in the U.S. and Canada are teaming up.
The high level of cooperation between Canada and the United States over many decades has deeply intertwined our two countries and preserving Canada's long-held partnership with the United States will no doubt be at the top of Prime Minister Trudeau's to-do list in Washington. But he must be clear in sharing the message that mutual observance and commitment to upholding human rights must be at the very centre of the special bond between Canada and the United States. Worryingly, President Trump has so far given much reason to believe that regard for human rights is not high on his own to-do list.
It beat out "woke," "normalize" and "post-truth."
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rejected an easement for the pipeline's completion in southern North Dakota.
Over his two terms, President Obama has spoken on protecting native land; made campaign promises to change the US-native relations, and declared November as Native American Heritage month, such actions mean very little in due to his inaction on this issue.
He is well within his legal rights to run both the country and his company. There is not a damn thing anyone can do about it. You could argue that it's corrupt, or that it's unethical, but we shouldn't hold our breath waiting for either Donald Trump or Congress to embrace the notion of ethics.
"How can this possibly be called 'responsible energy development'?"
Chief Maureen Thomas of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation her people have no interest in the kind of violent confrontations taking place over the Dakota Access pipeline.
Sophia Wilansky was seriously hurt protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
The bestselling author and NDP MLA rose to make a powerful statement.